CFAR/PHSKC Lunch Box Talks-"Local HIV Acquisition and Missed Opportunities for HIV Testing Among African-Born Residents of the US"

Event Date & Time: 
May 27, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

“Local HIV Acquisition and Missed Opportunities for HIV Testing Among African-born Residents of the US: Current Evidence and Ongoing Work”

Roxanne Kerani, PhD, Acting Assistant Professor

Roxanne Kerani received her PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Minnesota, and is currently an Acting Assistant Professor in the Division of Allergy and Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, at the University of Washington.  Her primary research interests include the epidemiology of HIV and tuberculosis in African immigrants and refugees in the United States.  Dr. Kerani will describe existing evidence regarding local acquisition of HIV in the African-born population, and the launch of her study to examine region of HIV acquisition and experiences with HIV testing in African-born people in the US.

Date:  Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Place: Chinook Building, 401 5th Ave, Room 123

 

The talk will be recorded and available on the following webpage: http://depts.washington.edu/cfar/SPRC_Lunch_box_Series